Orientation for Tohoku University International Researchers 2021

~ Presented by International Affairs Center ~

Thank you for joining the orientation! We are International Affairs Center, an administration belonging to Organization for Advanced Studies, (OAS) in Tohoku University.

What is IAC?

International Affairs Center, IAC, provides various support and services for international researchers affiliated with OAS. Support and services include necessary information to work for Tohoku University and general living information in Sendai.

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  1. Agenda (0:52)
  2. Before coming to Japan (10:20)
    • COE, Visa & Status of Residence
    • Insurance
    • Receiving Residence Card at the Airport
    • Housing in Sendai
  3. After Arriving in Japan (10:56)
    • Resident Registration
    • Individual Number Card
    • Public medical Insurance
    • Public Pension Enrollment
    • Opening a Bank Account
  4. Salary & Taxes (3:58)
    • Smart Payment Slip
    • Income Tax
    • Income Tax Treaty
    • Residents’ Tax
  5. How can we help you? (5:04)
    • Mail magazines, shopping tour, etc.
    • IAC Japanese Class
  6. Information about Covid-19 (1:12)
    • Tohoku University Emergency Action Plan
  7. Life in Sendai
  8. Closing (1:08)

*contents of the videos are based on the information as of September 2021. Please contact IAC for the most updated information.